Just Curious...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RidgeRunner Hen, May 10, 2011.

  1. RidgeRunner Hen

    RidgeRunner Hen Out Of The Brooder

    May 16, 2010
    I recently purchased some new chicks and placed them in a chicken truck within my coop. Next thing I know one of my hens goes broody.
    Coincidence or did the chicks being within the coop give her incentive to go broody?
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    Nope. Just coincidence. Good luck with her.
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    Quote:Could be the hen was on the verge of being broody and you didnt realize it? I don't think we'll ever know the truth of your question [​IMG] I wish I knew of some truth to it all-I'd be putting chicks all over my place trying to get alot of my hens to go broody! [​IMG] My bators are on their last incubation for the season and I depend on broodies for the Summer to finish up my hatching and raising and I only have 1 right now-a bantam [​IMG] Im hoping to fnd 2-3 broody hens when my chicks are due to hatch this week. Nothing like giving them instant gratification!!! hahaha

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